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Beijing – Nota Architects worked on Seesaw Coffee, a café in a bustling mall that provides a much-needed urban green space, indoors.
Shenzhen – A Shenzhen exhibition designed by Döppel Studio and Désormeaux/Carrette speaks of the future of transnational design collaborations.
Suzhou, China – X+Living's Loong Swim Club is a fairy-tale-like sports centre catered to kids' entertainment and parents' leisure.
Anji, China – KCA’s design for Yakafu, a DIY bakery, speaks of the new trends developing in the Chinese retail and hospitality market. Here are three takeaways.
Chengdu – The Yan Ji You flagship, designed by Kyle Chan, in Chengdu is really challenging the idea of a bookstores binding together nine different stores.
Changsha, China – Well-designed cinemas may help offset box office ramifications of China's oversupply of venues: just look to Changsha Jinyi, a new project from One Plus Partnership.
Beijing – For digital influencers in one of the world's largest shopping markets, portrait studios are getting an upgrade, by way of Daylab.
Shanghai – Lifestyle retailer By asked Spacemen for a venue that could be swapped out to sell different product categories from one day to the next. They delivered.
Chongqing, China – For Chinese fashion label Annakiki’s first concept store, Joy Season Studio designed a bold yet relatable space to reflect the brand’s DNA.
Shanghai – Omakase, a new kaiseki restaurant in the Chinese city designed by Hip-pop Design Studio, blends the natural and unnatural for an immersive dining experience.
Hangzhou, China – By Jove, designed by Mur Mur Lab in Hangzhou for a florist, is more concept store than mom-and-pop shop.
Beijing – In building an installation for a Chinese company, Joy Season Studio turned a cultural symbol into a spatial experience and focused on emotion instead of corporate language.
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